Martyrdom of Archbishop Oscar Romero in San Salvador - the 35th Anniversary.

Archbishop Romero

Tue, 03/24/2015

Archbishop Oscar RomeroOn March 24, 1980, Archbishop Oscar Romero was gunned down as he celebrated mass at a small chapel for a group of women religious.  

On May 23, 2015,  the Archbishop will be beatified by Pope Francis, which is the first step to sainthood. 

For a more indepth look at the martyrdom of Oscar Romero, read the article by Kevin Clarke in America magazine (March 25, 2015 issue) 'Death Comes For the Archbishop' (click on title to read)